Parcel update

All news about parcel shipping on one page

Parcel update

All news about parcel shipping on one page

It is possible that during the shipment of the parcels unexpected obstacles occure that cause delays, within the Netherlands or outside the Netherlands. Even during busy periods, there may be special circumstances that we would like to inform you about. So always consult this page. It is updated daily so you will always be up to date.

Be aware: 30-11 Due to heavy snow and ice delays occured in regions of Eifel, Hunsruck and parts of Saarland - Pick-up requests for December 24 & 31 should be in latest December 21   More information    

Status overview surrounding countries

If there are delays or other details, you will find them below.

  • Snowfall:

    Due to heavy snow fall in certain regions of Europe delays should be expected:

    - Germany: Eifel, Hunruck & part of Saarland

    - UK: Regions of Stoke, Middleton &  Liverpool 

    - Croatia
    - Latvia

  • Austria:

    As of Monday November 22 Austria will go into complete lockdown, only essential shops will remain open. The lockdown will be enforced up until the 13th of December, the lockdown of unvaccinated will remain in place. Take note with shipments to non-essential shops, and other business delays, may occur. Please check with the consignee if they are open and able to retrieve the shipments. 

  • Belgium:
    From November 22 till December 12 extra Covid-19 measures in place. Habitants have to work from home 4 days a week. Currently no delays expected

  • Germany:
    As of Wednesday November 24, the German government implemented 3G Covid measures, this brings challenges in our workforce occupancy. Delays might occur.

    As of Monday November 22 parts of Germany will go into complete lockdown, only essential shops will remain open. Take note with shipments to non-essential shops, and to other business, delays might occur. Please check with the consignee if they are open and able to retrieve the shipments. This applies to the following areas:

    • Freyung-Grafenau

    • Rottal-Inn

    • Berchtesgadener Land

    • Mühldorf a. Inn

    • Traunstein

    • Regen

    • Deggendorf

    • Dingolfing-Landau

  • Lithuania:
    State of Emergency declared at the boarder of Belarus and 5km surroundings. DPD drivers are in possesion of a badge & declaration letter to allow them into the area. Currently no delays, but they might occur due to the capricious situation. 

  • Slovakia:
    Due to the implementation of 3G measures by the Slovakian government, challenges in workforce occupancy arise. Delays should be expected.

 

Adjustments to Pickup parcelshop opening hours:
If a shop in the Netherlands closes, this update is done within 2 minutes in the DPD systems; therefore, DPD Shipper and DPD Shipper web services are always up to date.
If a shop abroad closes, a processing time of 24 hours applies. Do you want to be sure whether a Pickup parcelshop is open or not?
Check www.pickup.fr/en. It is always up to date.

Worldwide delivery: DPD group has decided it will no longer ship parcels to Cuba, South Sudan, North Korea, Myanmar (Burma) and Syria. Should you wish to ship your products to these countries, this is no longer possible trough DPD.

Situation in The Netherlands

On a daily basis we are working tirelessly to ensure all deliveries to be in time. Unfortunately delays in our network do occur, causing a parcel to be delivered at a later stage. Through this webpage we would like to keep everyone informed might these situations occur.

Current Delays:

Oirschot: High Volumes, on some parcels delays may occur

Veenendaal: High Volumes, on some parcels delays may occur  

Date

 

Delivery

 

Sorting

 

Collection 
Vans

Collection 
Pickup parcelshop

Collection
Trucks

Customer Service

Sat. 4 December 2021

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

till 17:00

Sat. 11 December 2021

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

till 17:00

Sat. 18 December 2021

yes

yes

no

yes

yes

till 17:00

Fri. 24 December 2021

yes

yes, till 19:00h

no

yes

on request *

till 17:00

Sat. 25 December 2021

no

no

no

no

no

no

Sun. 26 December 2021

no

no

no

no

no

no

Mon. 27 December 2021

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

till 18:00

Fri. 31 December 2021

yes

yes, till 19:00h

no

yes

on request *

till 17:00

Sun, 2 January 2022

no

yes

no

no

yes

no

Mon. 3 January 2022

yes

yes

yes

yes

yes

till 18:00

* pick-up requests for December 24 & 31 need to be in latest December 21

*via your contact at DPD

Sat. 4 December 2021

Sat. 11 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Sat. 18 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Fri. 24 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Sat. 25 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Sun. 26 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Mon. 27 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Fri. 31 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

Sun, 2 January 2022

Sat. 4 December 2021

Mon. 3 January 2022

Sat. 4 December 2021

Sat. 4 December 2021

* pick-up requests for December 24 & 31 need to be in latest December 21

Delivery

 

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

no

yes

yes

no

yes

Sorting

 

yes

yes

yes

yes, till 19:00h

no

no

yes

yes, till 19:00h

yes

yes

Collection 
Vans

no

no

no

no

no

no

yes

no

no

yes

Collection 
Pickup parcelshop

yes

yes

yes

yes

no

no

yes

yes

no

yes

Collection
Trucks

yes

yes

yes

on request *

no

no

yes

on request *

yes

yes

*via your contact at DPD

Customer Service

till 17:00

till 17:00

till 17:00

till 17:00

no

no

till 18:00

till 17:00

no

till 18:00

Bankholiday Calendar 2021-2022

Date

Day

Country

24 December 2021

Friday

AT, CZ, DE, DK,
FI, HU, LT, LU,
NO, PT, SE, SK

25 December 2021

Saturday

All countries

26 December 2021

Sunday

NL, DE

27 December 2021

Monday

GB, IE

28 December 2021

Tuesday

GB, IE

31 December 2021

Friday

DK, FI, NO, PT, SE, DE

27 April 2022

WednesdayNL
30 April 2022SaturdayDK, SE
1 May 2022SundayDE, BE, FR, PL, IT, GR, FI, AT, CZ, SK, HU, BG, ES, HR, RS, SI, PT, EE, LT, LV
3 May 2022TuesdayUK, IE, PL
4 May 2022WednesdayNL
5 May 2022ThursdayNL
13 May 2022FridayAT, BE, CH, DE, DK, FI, FR, LU, NL, NO, SE
14 May 2022SaturdayBE, DK
23 May 2022MondayDE
24 May 2022TuesdayAT, BE, CH, DE, DK, FR, HU, LU, NL, NO 
31 May 2022TuesdayGB
3 June 2022FridayAT, DE, PL, PT
14 July 2022ThursdayFR
21 July 2021ThursdayBE
15 August 2022MondayDE
30 August 2022TuesdayGB
20 September 2022TuesdayDE
27 September 2022TuesdayBE
3 October 2022MondayDE

31 October 2022

MondayDE
1 November 2022TuesdayBE, ES, FR, HU, IT, LT, LU, PL, PT, SK, DE
2 November 2022WednesdayBE, LT
11 November 2022FridayBE FR, PL
15 November 2022TuesdayBE
17 November 2022ThursdayCZ, SK, DE
24 December 2022SaturdayAT, CZ, DE, DK, FI, HU, LT, LU, NO, PT, SE, SK
25 December 2022SundayAll countries
26 December 2022MondayNL, DE
28 December 2022WednesdayGB, IE
31 December 2022Saturday DK, FI, NO, PT, SE, DE

Date

24 December 2021

Date

25 December 2021

Date

26 December 2021

Date

27 December 2021

Date

28 December 2021

Date

31 December 2021

Date

Date

27 April 2022

Date

30 April 2022

Date

1 May 2022

Date

3 May 2022

Date

4 May 2022

Date

5 May 2022

Date

13 May 2022

Date

14 May 2022

Date

23 May 2022

Date

24 May 2022

Date

31 May 2022

Date

3 June 2022

Date

14 July 2022

Date

21 July 2021

Date

15 August 2022

Date

30 August 2022

Date

20 September 2022

Date

27 September 2022

Date

3 October 2022

Date

31 October 2022

Date

1 November 2022

Date

2 November 2022

Date

11 November 2022

Date

15 November 2022

Date

17 November 2022

Date

24 December 2022

Date

25 December 2022

Date

26 December 2022

Date

28 December 2022

Date

31 December 2022

Day

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Monday

Tuesday

Friday

WednesdaySaturdaySundayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturdayMondayTuesdayTuesdayFridayThursdayThursdayMondayTuesdayTuesdayTuesdayMondayMondayTuesdayWednesdayFridayTuesdayThursdaySaturdaySundayMondayWednesdaySaturday

Country

AT, CZ, DE, DK,
FI, HU, LT, LU,
NO, PT, SE, SK

All countries

NL, DE

GB, IE

GB, IE

DK, FI, NO, PT, SE, DE

NLDK, SEDE, BE, FR, PL, IT, GR, FI, AT, CZ, SK, HU, BG, ES, HR, RS, SI, PT, EE, LT, LVUK, IE, PLNLNLAT, BE, CH, DE, DK, FI, FR, LU, NL, NO, SEBE, DKDEAT, BE, CH, DE, DK, FR, HU, LU, NL, NO GBAT, DE, PL, PTFRBEDEGBDEBEDEDEBE, ES, FR, HU, IT, LT, LU, PL, PT, SK, DEBE, LTBE FR, PLBECZ, SK, DEAT, CZ, DE, DK, FI, HU, LT, LU, NO, PT, SE, SKAll countriesNL, DEGB, IEDK, FI, NO, PT, SE, DE

For requests in the same week:

Ten pallets or less?

Call our Central Planning department directly. They’ll review the request and schedule it in accordingly.

More than ten pallets?

Send an Request Form Additional Volume  to [email protected].
They we’ll review the possibilities for additional slots and pick-ups and communicate that back accordingly. 

 

For requests of volume or extras the following week:

This can always be done via your account manager. They will discuss all possibilities internally and provide you with applicable feedback.

Requests for additional volume will be attended to twice a week to be able to address everybody accordingly.

Coronavirus

At DPD, we closely monitor the situation with regards to the coronavirus worldwide and guarantee the guidelines indicated by the RIVM. Since last press conference, the measures in the Netherlands have been increased. Therefore, DPD had to adapted the measures we have taken for the Linehaul drivers, warehouse employees, drivers and office staff where possible in accordance with the wishes of the authorities. All our employees have been informed about this.

Following the press conference of December 14, we will review all measures taken to ensure that our employees, drivers and customers remain safe.

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